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Information & Communication Technology careers

Leading employers

  • Cisco
  • Intel Australia
  • Juniper networks
  • Melbourne IT
  • NBN co.
  • Optus
  • Sas Australia
  • TPG Telecom Limited
  • Telstra
  • Vodafone
  • Webcentral
  • iiNet

Professional associations and industry bodies

Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia (APESMA)

http://www.apesma.asn.au

Australasian Association for Information Systems

http://www.aaisnet.org

Australian Computer Society

http://www.acs.org.au

Australian Computer Society-Telecommunications Society of Australia

http://www.acs.org.au/acstsa

Australian Information Industry Association

http://www.aiia.com.au

Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association

http://www.amta.org.au

Australian Society for Technical Communication (NSW) Inc

http://www.astcnsw.org.au

Australian Society for Technical Communication (Vic)

http://www.astcvic.org.au

Computing Research and Education

http://www.core.edu.au

International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP)

http://www.ifip.or.at

Internet Industry Association

http://www.iia.net.au

System Administrators Guild of Australia

http://www.sage-au.org.au

Technology Industry Association

http://www.tia.asn.au

Skills and personality

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing and emerging technologies and ICT systems
  • Effectively use a variety of computer software, tools and equipment to install and monitor operations
  • High attention to detail including accuracy and precision of work
  • Highly analytical to diagnose causes and effects of ICT hardware or network problems and develop solutions
  • Interest in computers and technology, programming systems and understanding how they work
  • Specialised knowledge of ICT functions
  • Strong communication skills working with clients using ICT services and selling equipment or service to customers
  • Strong critical thinking skills and innovation, testing and developing new software, products and services
  • Strong problem solving skills to test new systems and software and diagnose problems in systems or hardware and figure out causes
  • Technical knowledge of ICT programs and systems and the ways they operate